We have pullets of all ages from day olds up to
laying birds. Day olds are available every second Wednesday.
Brown, black or white chicks which are already vaccinated are available
on the day, although you need to place an order to make sure . We sell
sexed female chicks at $3.50 each and the roosters 70 cents
each. There are also baby ducklings available, too, at $4
Please call or email for
information and for the hatch dates
through out the year.
Our ducklings are the brown, Khaki
Cambell cross-bred ducks or the white slightly larger ones,
called Pekins. They are grass grazers and love the water. At
adult which is 20 weeks, the female ducks starts to lay eggs
. They lay at night so should be locked up to prevent being taken by
foxes. They make a nest on the floor out of straw and feathers and hide
Ages available from 6 weeks and up to Layer hens which are around
22weeks old and ready to lay. Brown, black and white are
- Gingerhams - lay a brownish egg very quiet friendly chicken
- Black Australorp cross with New Hamshire
- White Leghorn crossed with New Hamshire - lays a white/cream egg .
All are good egg layers, the brown and black being the quieter friendly
Laying hens usually have a spell from laying after about 1 year of
laying. As the shorter days approach they quite often go into a moult,
and stop for about 6 weeks. They may become broody in this time, and
want to sit on eggs to hatch. It is possible, at that time if you so
wish, to introduce day old chicks under her and she will rear them for
All our chickens are mareks and infectious bronchitis vaccinated. This
is done at day old.
Once you purchase your new backyard poultry,
you'll need to look after them - and this instruction
sheet is issued with each purchase.
You can keep your livestock safe from foxes with one of our automatic chicken coop doors.